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Intimations of Nostalgia: Multidisciplinary Explorations of an Enduring Emotion

Michael Hviid Jacobsen


As nations reel from the effects of poverty, inequality, climate change and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, it feels as though the world has entered a period characterized by pessimism, cynicism and anxiety. This edited collection challenges individualized understandings of emotion, revealing how they relate to cultural, economic and political realities in difficult times. Combining numerous empirical studies and theoretical developments from around the world, the diverse contributors explore how dystopian visions of the future influence, and are influenced by, the emotions of an anxio ... More

Keywords: Nostalgia, Sociology of Emotions, Social Sciences, Architecture, Marketing, Philosophy, Identity, Time, Anthropology, Climate Change, Pandemic, Dystopia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781529214765
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529214765.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Hviid Jacobsen, editor
Aalborg University

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